We’re back with Hayden Paddon, Kiwi World Rally Championship (WRC) stage winner, and Kirsten Corson, EV enthusiast, to cover all things EV to help you make the switch to drive electric.
Powering Kiwi cars
Electric vehicles in New Zealand
It’s no secret that we believe the future is electric.
Our light passenger fleet is 100% electric and we're well on the way to converting our other vehicles.
Our team is passionate and knowledgeable about driving and charging electric vehicles (EVs) in New Zealand. If you’re new to the world of EVs, you might be a little unsure about how to get started, but we’re keen to help.
Here you’ll find everything you need to know about electric vehicles. From what they are and why we love them, to what they cost to run, what kind of electric cars you can buy, and of course – our best power plan for EV drivers. We’re here to help arm you with everything you need to get EV ready.
We’ve teamed up with Hayden Paddon, Kiwi World Rally Championship (WRC) round winner, and Kirsten Corson, to answer your EV questions.
It’s no secret that we’re excited about electric vehicles – so excited that we’re building one of the country’s largest EV charging networks!
There are heaps of benefits to driving an electric vehicle. We’ve narrowed it down to the top six reasons to go electric.
Don’t be that person… the one who bothers other drivers at public EV charging stations. Lucky for you, we’ve got the top 5 tips do’s and don’ts of EV charging etiquette.
We chatted with Sophie about buying and owning a second-hand Nissan Leaf and how that’s working out for her family.
How much does it cost to buy an EV? And how much does it cost to charge?
Unlike petrol stations, chargers for your EV aren’t quite so common. Don't worry though, you’ve got options.
Nervous about being out of range of a charger and losing juice while out on the road?
Wondering what the difference is between hybrid and fully electric cars? We’ve listed the pros and cons for both.
The electrification of transport is one the biggest ways that our country can help combat climate change. That’s why, at Meridian, we are committed to demonstrating our support of low emissions transport.